Dean Jones

MOUNT AIRY — Mr. Billy "Dean" Jones Jr., 50, of Mount Airy, passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Northern Hospital of Surry County. He was born in Surry County on Sept. 4, 1963, to Cressie Fern Thomas and the late Billy Dean Jones. Mr. Jones was the former plant manager at Kentucky Derby and was a member of Christ Community Church. He is survived by a daughter, Ashley Jones of the home; a stepdaughter, Dee Benton of Union, S.C.; and his mother, Cressie Fern Marion. In addition to his father, Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his wife, Karen Denise White Jones. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 3, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. David Brady officiating. Burial will follow in Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from noon until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be sent to the Scleroderma Foundation, 30 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Mount Airy Newspapers from Mar. 1 to Mar. 2, 2014